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Indirect Misuse of Privilege and a Response to Adobe Vulnerability

Posted October 27, 2010    Peter McCalister

If you didn’t notice from my previous post on Google’s breach, I’m on a mission to demonstrate that almost every major breach or vulnerability is tied to administrative privileges. The truth is, whether it’s malware, hackers or a vulnerability, chances are it’s very difficult for anyone to deal serious damage without admin rights.

So when I read the

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PowerBroker for Windows – Most Innovative IAM Solution by Cyber Defense Magazine

Posted April 21, 2015    Scott Lang

PowerBroker for Windows has been selected as a winner by the 2015 Cyber Defense Magazine Awards Program in the category of “Most Innovative Identity and Access Management Solution”.

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Are you changing your passwords as often as the weather changes?

Posted April 20, 2015    Scott Lang

There is one thing that should change more frequently than the weather: Your privileged passwords. Why? If you’re like more than 25% of companies out there, then your current IT environment contains unmanaged accounts putting you at risk of data breaches and compliance violations, and you don’t have a process to control those accounts.

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On Demand Webinar: Advanced Windows Tracing

Posted April 17, 2015    BeyondTrust Software

Webinar: Security MVP, Paula Januszkiewicz, shows Windows administrators how to be more aware of what happens whenever somebody does something within the system.

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